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eggless vanilla cake recipe

This is a basic eggless vanilla cake recipe without any butter or condensed milk in it. Step by step pictures recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Preheat time10 mins
Total Time1 hr
Servings: 6


  • 1 & ½ cups minus 3 tbsp, All purpose flour/ maida
  • 3 tablespoon Corn flour
  • ¾ cup Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon Baking soda
  • ½ cup Oil
  • 1 cup Curd
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla essence


  • Pre heat oven to 180 oC. Sieve maida with corn flour twice to ensure even mixing. Mix curd and sugar in a bowl well. Add the baking powder and baking soda and let it rest for 2 – 3 minutes.
  • You can see the mixture now to be slightly frothy. Now mix oil and vanilla well to it. Add the flour one tablespoon at a time and mix well.
  • After mixing all the flour, pour it in the baking pan,greased with oil and dusted with a teaspoon of flour.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until the toothpick inserted inside comes out clean. Mine took 40 minutes for getting done. let it be in the pan for 5 minutes and invert carefully in a wire rack for cooling.
  • If you want you can enjoy this simple vanilla cake as such with tea /coffee. Otherwise if you want you can frost it with the chocolate frosting given below.


  • You can use 1 & ½ cup cake flour instead of maida and cornflour.
  • Use icing sugar for frosting if you have. If you powder,make sure its powdered very fine.
  • If you don’t like oil in this cake, you can try replacing with ½ cup melted butter.